Gives 2012 Preceptor of the Year Award to Ned Hess

PHILIPPI, W.Va. – The 2011-2012 Alderson Broaddus University Physician Assistant Studies Program Thomas Chang, MD Preceptor of the Year Award was presented to Ned Hess, MS, PA-C. Mr. Hess was honored at a private luncheon at the Monongahela Valley Association of Health Centers (MVA) Shinnston Medical Center on Friday April 13, 2012.

Mr. Hess has been on staff at MVA since 2003. He is a graduate of Concord College where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and attended Alderson Broaddus University where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Science. He also holds a master's degree in Rural Primary Care. Mr. Hess sees patients at MVA Shinnston Medical Center.

Each clinical rotation year, the Senior II Physician Assistant Students nominate candidates for the Thomas Chang, MD Preceptor of the Year Award.  This is an opportunity for students to nominate a Preceptor that went above and beyond to enhance their learning experience during the rotation year.

Deeply rooted in the liberal arts, Alderson Broaddus University is a health-related and professional educational institution. The Physician Assistant Studies Program at Alderson – Broaddus is a Master’s level program. A career as a PA is rewarding, challenging, and full of opportunities to make a difference in the lives of many.

AB offers an outstanding place for students to fulfill their dream of entering the healthcare field as a Physician Assistant. The College recently renovated many of its classrooms and labs to state of the art facilities. AB has several years of teaching experience among its faculty and many still practice clinically as well.